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FREE Courses for Homeschooled Students Grades 7-12

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Highly-Affordable Courses
for Homeschooled Students Grades 7-12.
Expertly Designed and Individually Taught by a 
College Professor and Homeschooling Father

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Introduction to Poetry





 Course Subject Area: This course is appropriate for high school English. Please see the document below for more information.

 Course Cost: The course is absolutely free. There is a limit of just one, free course per student, please.

 Course Materials: All materials will be provided via email. Students need an email address to communicate with Dr. Byers.

 Course Audience: The course is recommended for students in grades 9-12. For students in grades 7-8, parent(s) can decide if the student is  ready for the course.

 Course Length: The course runs for 15 weeks.

 Course Credits Earned: The course earns ½ credit in high school English once the student successfully completes the course with a  passing  grade.

 Course Transcript: A formal transcript for the course will be sent once the student successfully completes the course.












Free Mini-Courses for Grades 7-8

These 5-week courses give parents and students 
a chance to sample taking courses online with Dr. Byers.

These courses are absolutely free, 
but there is a limit of just one course per student, please.

The courses are appropriate for students in grades 7-8.
No high school credit is earned in these courses.

There are no costs, fees, contracts, future obligations, 
or materials to purchase for these three courses! 

There are no obligations to take more courses at any time. 


 History and Geography Scavenger Hunt Mini Course

 Course Subject Area: The course is appropriate for junior high social studies.

 Course Description: Students engage in a scavenger-type hunt for a variety of history and geography topics each week using the Internet.  Dr.  Byers provides a list  of topics for the student to choose from each week. Students then use the Internet links provided for the topics in  order  to find the  information needed to complete a brief writing assignment for each topic. All web sites are pre-screened to be appropriate  for  homeschooling students. Each week runs Monday to Sunday. Assignments are due on Sundays before midnight Central Time.

 Course Cost: The course is absolutely free. 

 Course Materials: Students must have access to the Internet and access to an email address for communicating with Dr. Byers.

 Course Audience: The course is for students in grades 7-8.

 Course Length: The course is a mini-course, which runs for 5 weeks. Each week runs Monday to Sunday. 

 Course Credits Earned: None

 Course Transcript: None


 Science Scavenger Hunt Mini Course

 Course Subject Area: The course is appropriate for junior high natural science.

 Course Description: Students engage in a scavenger-type hunt for a variety of natural science topics each week using the Internet. Dr. Byers  provides a list of topics for the student to choose from each week. Students then use the Internet links provided for the topics in  order to find  the information needed to complete a brief writing assignment for each topic. All web sites are pre-screened to be appropriate for  homeschooling students. Each week runs Monday to Sunday. Assignments are due on Sundays before midnight Central Time.

 Course Cost: The course is absolutely free. 

 Course Materials: Students must have access to the Internet and access to an email address for communicating with Dr. Byers.

 Course Audience: The course is for students in grades 7-8.

 Course Length: The course is a mini-course, which runs for 5 weeks. Each week runs Monday to Sunday. 

 Course Credits Earned: None

 Course Transcript: None


 Formal and Creative Writing Mini Course

 Course Subject Area: The course is appropriate for junior high English.

 Course Description: Students are provided with instructions and resources they will use to write both formal and creative writing  assignments in each of the five weeks of the course. Dr. Byers provides both positive and constructive feedback for each assignment. The  typical length of the assignments is between 250-750 words, which is dependent upon the student's writing skills and style. Each week runs  Monday to Sunday. Assignments are due on Sundays before midnight  Central Time.

 Course Cost: The course is absolutely free. 

 Course Materials: Students must have access to the Internet and access to an email address for communicating with Dr. Byers.

 Course Audience: This course is for students in grades 7-8.

 Course Length: The course is a mini-course, which runs for 5 weeks. Each week runs Monday to Sunday. 

 Course Credits Earned: None

 Course Transcript: None



Film History: 1880-1959

 Course Name: Film History Part One: 1880-1959

 Prerequisites:  None

 Credit: 1/2 credit

 Course Description: In this course, students learn about the history of the film industry (movies). The students learn about how the film  industry developed into a popular medium of entertainment. Students learn how movies changed from silent films to films with sound, as well  as how films changed from black & white to color movies. Students watch a variety of (homeschool appropriate) short and full-length films to  look for the elements that go into making movies. Students learn about serial films, as well as about the newsreels that were part of the  movie-going experience in the 1940s, especially during World War II. 

 Course Subject Area: This course is appropriate for high school Social Studies. 

 Course Cost: The course is absolutely free. There is a limit of just one, free course per student, please.

 Course Materials: All materials will be provided via email. Students need an email address to communicate with Dr. Byers.

 Course Audience: The course is recommended for students in grades 9-12. For students in grades 7-8, parent(s) can decide if the student is  ready for the course.

 Course Length: Part One of this course is free and runs for 15 weeks. After successfully completing Part One, students make take Part Two of  the course at a discounted price of $50. However, taking Part Two is not a requirement for enrolling in and completing the free Part One  course.

 Course Credits Earned: The course earns ½ credit in high school Social Studies once the student successfully completes the course with a  passing grade.

 Course Transcript: A formal transcript for the course will be sent once the student successfully completes the course.


























FREE COURSES

 There are 3 mini-course for grades 7-8 and 2 one-semester courses for grades 9-12 from which to choose. 
 There is a  limit of one, free course per student, per household, please.

 There are no costs, fees, contracts, future obligations, or materials to purchase for these three courses! 

 There are no obligations to take any other courses at any time. 

QUESTIONS?

 If you have any questions, 
please don't hesitate to 
contact Dr. Byers at  dbyers3@centurylink.net 

 Please use the same registration form 
found on the top of this page 
to enroll in the free courses and 
all other courses 
for which you want to register.


Custom-made Courses

Dr. Byers is happy 
to create courses 
that are customized 
to meet your child's 
needs and interests!

The course you want
is custom-made for free!
You pay only 
for your child to take the course!

 If you have any questions, 
please don't hesitate to 
contact Dr. Byers at
dbyers3@centurylink.net 





Learning never exhausts the mind.

Leonardo daVinci


I am still learning. 

Michelangelo

 
The learning 
and knowledge 
that we have, is, 
at the most, but little compared with that 
of which 
we are ignorant. 

Plato